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the license. >> and the agreement didn't have any specific renewal provisions. >> no, i don't believe so no. >> that's whatever we decide in 12 years in terms of follow-up. >> i'll anticipate the staff will bring it back consistent with the real estate guidelines at that time. >> i notice there's review of electrical capability i didn't see any specific consideration of radio frequency interference and especially, as we get into you know new led and lights that use some of that technology and either or interference with them or us how is that dealt with. >> so i guess there's two issues one issue with respect to
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radio frequency is addressed by the public health standards and the issue our specifically inquiring with with respect to interference with other systems the master agreements make it clear that in the event we need a pole for utility purposes that takes persistence so if we encounter any conflict any diego dictation of a monitoring system for street lights for example, we'll have the ability to direct the carry to remove the device under the agreement. >> what about consequential damages. >> if we were to interfere with carriers operations and that causes inconvenience are we
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protected. >> we're protected against that through the terms of the master license agreement. >> okay it was not i wouldn't find that i didn't go over it with a fine tooth culp but it seems like remove or removal of the facilities is an extreme solution as opposed to designing around it. >> maria i'm investing it but we require the license be acknowledged we won't enter into
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an agreement the puc will not be willing to answer into it with an absence of a waiver for consequential damages to the action or omissions and assume the risk from that point that is fairly standards language in our contract we'll call it out to you if we ever sign is an agreement you are taking on the liability. >> okay. then i want to make sure in our electrical review. >> yes. >> it is clear it includes the radio frequency interference as well i don't know if we need to amend documents for that with the form of the lease. >> i can work with the folks to understand if it's technology an issue i'm not sure i understand the possibilities there. >> we're not anticipating any
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problems on that front but certainly commissioner we can work with city attorney to address that issue and make sure it is covered sufficiently and i said you're certain it's a certain of how the facilities would operate after will installation in the event there is anticipated radio frequency interference. >> first making sure in the design we believe. >> there isn't any. >> correct and if it turns out despite of our efforts there is we have the ability to deal with it. >> correct. >> i don't think if there's an issue i didn't see it's an issue. >> and with are not anticipating any issues to the extent that we discovered after
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the fact issues then we would have the city protected by the lawns that was read to you and our facilities are to the effect we can have the devices removed. >> in terms of the scope of the engineering review did that require any clarification or something we can direct staff. >> i'll direct staff to do that. >> okay. >> i don't know any others. >> i have a question about the mount that is on top of how tall is that. >> the day's itself. >> yeah. >> you know how tall it is mary. >> about 2 and a half feet. >> okay
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and my lack of knowledge about this with the installation of 4 strands of fiber eye is that sufficient. >> we received that request from the department of technology yes, they think that is sufficient for their purposes. >> okay. those are all my questions. >> any public comment? seeing none, may i have a motion >> i'll move it. >> second. >> all in favor, say i. opposed? the motion carries item 15. >> recommend that the board of supervisors approve the conveyance of on easements in an inincorporated county to the bachelor church of oakland and authorize an agreement to the easement to the church. >> good afternoon. i'm diana
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the real estate director i ask you to ask the board of supervisors to approve the easement the consideration it is the determination of the puc's obligation to supply the retail water to the church this church was one of 3 customers along the road in niles cannon we stopped supplying water in 199 had the california department of health found an issue with the water we supplied and over a periods of several years we funded construction of a well and we objected encroachment permits for the lines across caltrain and other property and feinstein in 2011, we entered into an amendment that led the way for the easement. >> questions? >> i'll move it. >> second. >> any public comment?
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i'll call for the question those in favor opposed? the motion carries >> thank you. >> so i said we do not have closed session today. >> correct. >> very good other new business? commissioners? seeing none, i do want to announce that the meeting of november 11th has been scald because that's veterans day and there's been a new meeting called a special meeting for november 12th at 1 o'clock in the room this room and note the different time >> so seeing no other business this meeting is adjourned at
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>> director brinkman director heinecke is exterminated director lee director nolan director ramos directors please be advised many borne and director heinecke will not be here devices.
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item will be removed from the consent agenda and will be considered separately. approval of the minutes of october 31st. >> so moved little i's have that. >> directors please be advised there will be no closed session today. >> thank you. >> item 6 introduction or new business. >> i ask we adjourn the meeting for a long time he member of powers joint board he was mr. daily city also there a kind and gentle man with our consent we'll have for this any another business. >> we haven't met since the horrific pedestrian fatalities
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in front of the city hall i was wondering are we doing any vengs vangs of the interestingly everything we can do to make sure that crossing is safe we've got wedding and people that work here that was a member of the city family that was killed we've got people coming from all over to attend the public meetings i want to make sure we're doing what we can to make that intersection safe if we could some point get an update. >> director reiskin and the short answer yes, we are. >> the next board meeting that traffic incident will be before you. >> item 78 director's report. >> good afternoon director
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reiskin. >> good morning members of the public i want to start out with a special award ask tom to recognize one of his employees in that transportation management team. >> good afternoon, sir. >> good afternoon. i want to too john knox white that is on a sfmta management team for about a year and a half the go to percent for safety education he led the street campaign with bus attorneys and enforcement starting this month he conducted the workshop for the safety advocacy and operating vehicles to improve safety on the streets and now for the vision zero program and marketing and transportation policies so as a unique prospective on issues
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getting our safety messages out to our constituents residents in san francisco he's wonderful and i'm pleased to present this award to john (clapping.) mr. white congratulations on behalf of the board we're appreciated your work so well and love to hear from you okay. >> thank you. i'm really choked up i hope that someday to live up to the recognition you know pedestrian safety and street safety is the father of two high school students hiking and biking the streets of san francisco all their lives very, very close and dear to my heart the way in which we have safe
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streets and develop safe streets has an impact on the quality of life in the contingent we develop it is very important to me i tell my friends and family almost on a daily basis how lucky i am surrounded by the most fun folks i've ever worked with i had other jobs you know (laughter) i don't want to say i was surprised by a enjoy to work with the team i very much appreciate this this is a collective recognition of the work that we've done partnering with the department of public health and the police department we have our consultant on the team m i g and again my colleagues from director reiskin on down to all the members of
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the upi thank you very much he appreciate it. >> thank you congratulations (clapping.) director reiskin. >> thank you. the only other thing i want to mention we have exciting infrastructure work coming to the muni system it's exciting at least for us who are responsible for operating muni we've talked a lot here in different forms particle in the capitalized budget of the importance in investing in the infrastructure of the one hundred-year-old system what's coming in is the sunset improvement programming project it is a part of the two year capital budget to replace the rails in the sunset tunneled and other associated equipment is it's critically important work that proves the liability of
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muni making sure we don't have infrastructure problems there's construction involved with working group our infrastructure we'll have a number of weekend shutdowns as previously and carl and coal projects that is the section of the track in the middle a few years ago we had track on both sides on november 7th through 10 we're going to shut done the tunnel and there will be about 15 weekend between now and next summer we'll be doing the weekend shutdowns to reduce the service disruption as we did before have bus substitutions available on either side of the tunnel to connect people we'll have regular service in bound
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from church to caltrain as normal and have lots of ambassadors that have easily identifiable colors with pickup u public outreach in presentations with neighborhood groups and lots of mails and continue the outreach during construction as we've already down more information at sfmta damn sunset tunnel awhile willow we have the shutdowns happening another work along the will injudged right-of-way like upgrading the transit system it is the system whereby the vehicle is ku7b9d is to the traffic signal to the traffic signal can hold the green light for the train to go 0 through and conducting new wheelchair
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assessable mramgz an 28th and judy district attorney so we do recognize a little bit of disruption to the riding public on the we understand this is a good practice to try to mitigate that but it is important good work and that's all i have. >> members of the board any questions or comments. >> i have one on the in judy district attorney project obviously the in judy district attorney gets a lot of attention i'm gathering if the calendar we don't anticipate any big projects that peak in judy district attorney service. >> not during baseball games. >> and on the issue of railway
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replacements i gotten where we were and is there 0 existing projects west portal a shuttle can turned around as opposed to going to the circle for st. francis and 14 sorry for raising it out of the blue we've discussed this before if it is possible for an e-mail this says any of our upcoming projects if so is is this planning to be considered this is a small fix for the west portal. >> following the tunnel will be the twin peaks tunnel and that will liquor store replace all the rail and the swishes and all the associated equipment in the
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twin peaks tunnel that will be starting in 2015 99 percent certain that project we've added a cross over just east of west portal station to address what you're talking about. >> any public comment. >> no one has indicated any comments. >> item 8 the advisory committee report mr. weaver is not here 9 public comment there will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the commission, the public, or staff so requests we have two speaker cards bob and another individual. >> two minutes. >> good afternoon hi bob with the yellow cab there's been talk about choosing a taxi booking for san francisco
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we wanted to address that idea for quite sometime we studied apps and couldn't find things to do so we created our own most the taxi companies are creating their own apps we've old the documents i'll have copies for you we'll leave behind and our app works great being downed loaded and we've got customers using these up to 5 times a week it tell us it works at the state of the taxi sessions 80 percent app was mentioned we think the 80 percent is misleading any taxi with a smart phone so the real number is one hundred percent from our pfks somehow a discussion to get the taxis to
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accept orders it seems like picking a common app for san francisco we already have an app both luxury and town taxis have an app others use a dispatch system finally third party apps offers see opportunities for others you would harm it by adding anymore regulations for our t nc no regulations a common app an additional burden on all taxi companies we ask you to let the customers decide which app to use don't take that away from them we hope to put this to bed thank you. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> she's the last person that turned in a speaker card. >> good afternoon.
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>> marie at that san francisco citizen and frequent rider i want to share an observation my background is in risk management that handles risk safety issues sometime back the wheelchairs going in for safety reasons and it didn't time a vacuum what i've noticed on crowded buses people stand in front of the floor space so they sit on the list of the chair it really bothers me to see there 90 is nothing to hold onto the and they showed you be sitting on the seat. >> noted thank you very much. >> anyone else to address the
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board under public comment. >> good afternoon. >> herbert weiner one note of concern i wish to express the wide share i believe it it was with lift no one is insured germany building has put a band on those coarse on those taxi services and i'd like to challenge this board i would like a formal declaration stating that you don't believe in the use of those ryder cars and never use this service again, i challenge you to do that i mean, if your generously concerned show the concerns with our pledges and votes this can't go on those ride share cars are
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a menus to the public wyoming happen if you're run over by one of these taxis the drivers with are not insured they'll wash their hands i realize those ride share cars are backed by visitacion valley money and venture capital that may have some interests on the board you represent the public interests and it's not in the interests of people getting injured and not being able to sue on the basis the driver carries no insurance ride share companies carry no insurance and people can be hurt for the rest of their arrives you have a responsibility i challenge you.
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>> any more speaker cards. >> moving on to the consent calendar if discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the consent agenda and will be considered separately. i've not received a public notice to sever my >> is there a motion? >> second all in favor, say i. opposed? not i's have it thank you. >> okay directors moving on to the regular calendar a presentation discussion regarding incorporating the seawall rise into san francisco. >> so mr. chair there's been a lot of work by a number of city agencies to start to get their arms around sea level rise what we need to be thinking about and planning for and doing about it
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they've completed a body of work and have came first to the capitalized planning committee and now to a difference of committees and boards around the city like the public utilities commission to share the results of that work and to get all the commissions the relevant commissions up to speed so greg a raphael from our finance team was a the mtas planter and joined by david from the puc from the disburse are you of sealing sea level rise to catch you up. >> the guru. >> we'll start with a prayer larva i thank you ed and director nolan i'm david the
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compliment program director at the public utilities commission the chair of the sea level rise committee a brief overview and the guidance for the sea level rise into the capitalized committee that we adapted on september 22nd the mayor got us start action over a year ago and asked us to organize the effort to accommodate the rise particularly when it comes to the infrastructure that we manage in san francisco across all departments we've not been doing nothing but starting to think about the sea level rise the mayor wants us on the same page and the same science this was our goal to adapt this we have a framework for providing an overview of today the context for this work included a number of regulatory
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initiatives out of state and local bodies the state of california published it's second or 0 third publication that was giving an overview and the california coastal commission drafted the regulations on sea level rise to look at the permanent applicant and those are in draft form and the conservation commission was doing their planned amendment in 2011 we're starting to accommodate their science in their overview so we wanted to do was to make sure we're ahead of the curve and not behind it in regularly ourselves which is eventually on to decreeing question we had 13 people from a broad range of departments like infrastructure and had

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